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A committed, organized and cheerful individual, my enthusiasm for languages and effective communication has led me to pursue experience in a variety of fields. My semester in Germany taught me to work well with people, despite differences in personality and worldview. As a writing tutor at James Madison University and as an editor for the university's undergraduate research journal, I have learned to pay careful attention to writing and grammar conventions and to communicate my ideas clearly.

Recent Positions

Jan 2014Present

Managing Editor

James Madison Undergraduate Research Journal

Organize submissions, manage screening teams and correspond with student authors and reviewers.
Comprehensively edit accepted submissions for publication.

Sep 2014Present

Writing Tutor

James Madison University

Work one-on-one with other students to help them become better and more confident writers

Inform various classes across campus about the University Writing Center.

May 2014Mar 2015

Intern

Morgan James Publishing

Wrote press releases for upcoming books.

Developed media kits for authors.

Compiled marketing strategies for authors.

Targets

Seeking a position as an editorial assistant at an editing firm, scholarly journal or publishing house or a position as a German to English translator for an international company.

Education

Aug 2012May 2016

Bachelor of Arts: Writing, Rhetoric & Technical Communication and German Studies

James Madison University

Cum. GPA: 3.97 
Member of the Honors Program.
Recipient of the Madison Achievement Scholarship
Studied abroad through the Junior Year in Munich Program March - July 2015.

Certifications

Jul 2015Present

German Language Level B2 Proficiency.

Goethe Institute

The Level B2 certificate certifies that I have advanced German language skills. I can follow visual and oral content for a variety of abstract ideas and communicate in a clear and structured manner.

Portfolio

Throughout my four years as an undergraduate, I have had the opportunity to complete several writing, editing, and translation tasks, giving me a variety of experience within those areas. Check out www.katherineutne.weebly.com for samples of my work.